Journal Articles

Peer-reviewed journal articles authored by CHSPR faculty and staff from 2009 to the present are listed here. Older peer-reviewed publications are usually available from individual journals and can be searched for using PubMed. Older reports published by CHSPR (from 1973) are available from the UBC Library cIRcle database. If you cannot find a specific publication, please contact us.

Morgan SG, Bassett KL, Wright JM, Evans RG, Barer ML, Caetano PA, Black CD. "Breakthrough" drugs and growth in expenditure on prescription drugs in Canada. BMJ. 2005 Oct 8;331(7520):815-6.Read more

Evans RG. Baneful legacy: medicare and Mr. Trudeau: the Constitution created by the Trudeau government is now threatening Canada's medicare system. What can be done to defend it? Healthc Policy. 2005 Sep;1(1):20-5. Read more

Barer ML. Journey to a journal: a vision to create a forum for Canadian health services and policy research--tracing the origins of Healthcare Policy. Healthc Policy. 2005 Sep;1(1):8-17. Read more

McGrail KM, Black C. Access to data in health information systems. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2005 Aug;83(8):563. Read more

Evans RG. Fellow travelers on a contested path: power, purpose, and the evolution of European health care systems. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2005 Feb-Apr;30(1-2):277-93. Read more

Sutherland J, Schwarz CJ. Multi-list methods using incomplete lists in closed populations. Biometrics. 2005 Mar;61(1):134-40. Read more

Vujicic M, Evans RG. The impact of deficit reduction on the nursing labour market in Canada: unintended consequences of fiscal reform. Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2005;4(2):99-110. Read more

Barer ML, Evans RG, McGrail KM. Sustainability of health care in Canada. CMAJ. 2004 May 25;170(11):1647. Read more

Barer ML, Evans RG, McGrail KM, Green B, Hertzman C, Sheps SB. Beneath the calm surface: the changing face of physician-service use in British Columbia, 1985/86 versus 1996/97. CMAJ. 2004 Mar 2;170(5):803-7.Read more

Reid R, Evans R, Barer M, Sheps S, Kerluke K, McGrail K, Hertzman C, Pagliccia N. Conspicuous consumption: characterizing high users of physician services in one Canadian province. J Health Serv Res Policy. 2003 Oct;8(4):215-24. Read more

Lavis JN, Ross SE, Stoddart GL, Hohenadel JM, McLeod CB, Evans RG. Do Canadian civil servants care about the health of populations? Am J Public Health. 2003 Apr;93(4):658-63.Read more

Evans RG, Stoddart GL. Consuming research, producing policy? Am J Public Health. 2003 Mar;93(3):371-9.Read more

Barer ML, Morgan SG, Evans RG. Strangulation or rationalization? Costs and access in Canadian hospitals. Healthc Q. 2003;1(4):10-19.Read more

Mintzes B, Barer ML, Kravitz RL, Kazanjian A, Bassett K, Lexchin J, Evans RG, Pan R, Marion SA. Influence of direct to consumer pharmaceutical advertising and patients' requests on prescribing decisions: two site cross sectional survey. BMJ. 2002 Feb 2;324(7332):278-9. Read more

Evans RG, McGrail KM, Morgan SG, Barer ML, Hertzman C. Apocalypse no: population aging and the future of health care systems. Can J Aging 2001;20(suppl. 1):160-91. Read more

McGrail K, Green B, Barer ML, Evans RG, Hertzman C, Normand C. Age, costs of acute and long-term care and proximity to death: evidence for 1987-88 and 1994-95 in British Columbia. Age Ageing. 2000 May;29(3):249-53. Read more

Evans RG. Going for the gold: the redistributive agenda behind market-based health care reform. J Health Polit Policy Law. 1997 Apr;22(2):427-65. Read more

Evans RG, Barer ML, Stoddart GL. User fees for health care: why a bad idea keeps coming back (or, what's health got to do with it?) Can J Aging. 1995 Summer;14(2):360-90. Read more

Evans RG, Stoddart GL. Producing health, consuming health care. Soc Sci Med. 1990;31(12):1347-63. Read more

Barer ML, Evans RG, Hertzman C, Lomas J. Aging and health care utilization: new evidence on old fallacies.  Soc Sci Med. 1987;24(10):851-62. Read more